Georges Pludermacher

Biography

Born: July 26, 1944; Guéret, France  
This internationally renowned virtuoso pianist is known for his adventurous and widely ranging repertoire that emphasizes contemporary music and innovative approaches to traditional literature. Georges Pludermacher entered the Conservatoire National Supérieur in Paris and studied with Lucette Descaves, Jacques Fevrier, Genevičve Joy Bonneau, and Henriette Puig-Roget. After winning many competitions, he was engaged to perform with many famous Read more conductors, including Georg Solti , Christoph von Dohnányi, and Pierre Boulez. Pludermacher is also an enthusiastic performer of chamber music. He has also worked with several well-known violinists, such as Christian Ferras, Ivry Gitlis, and the remarkable Nathan Milstein; has performed with the Trio Pasquier and the Amadeus Quartet; and with vocalists Ernst Haefliger (in cycles of Schubert, Schumann, and Schoenberg) and Michel Portal, violist Yuri Bashmet, and pianist Jean-François Heisser. Pludermacher's recordings have earned him the Monde de Musique, Diapason, the Grand Prix de l'Académie du Disque, and the Grand Prize of the Charles CROS Academy for his performance of Beethoven's Diabelli Variations. Read less
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  • 1.
    Mozart - 1781-91, The Decade of Masterpieces
    Label: Harmonia Mundi   Catalog: 2908409 Release Date: 01/14/2014   Number of Discs: 8
    Composer:  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    Performer:  Bernarda Fink,  Graciela Oddone,  Marcel Boone,  Werner Güra  ... 
    Conductor:  René Jacobs,  Philippe Herreweghe,  Gottfried Von der Goltz,  Andrew Manze
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Concerto Cologne,  Cologne Chamber Choir,  La Chapelle Royale Paris  ... 
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  • 2.
    Debussy Transcriptions For Piano Duet Or Piano Four Hands
    Label: Apex   Catalog: 4692098 Release Date: 03/02/2009   Number of Discs: 2
    Composer:  Claude Debussy,  Robert Schumann,  Camille Saint-Saëns,  Richard Wagner  ... 
    Performer:  Jean-François Heisser,  Georges Pludermacher
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    Europa / Grimal, Pludermacher
    Label: Naive   Catalog: 163 Release Date: 11/18/2008   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Leos Janácek,  Karol Szymanowski,  George Enescu,  Béla Bartók
    Performer:  David Grimal,  Georges Pludermacher
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    Paganiniana - Violin Recital / Nathan Milstein
    Label: Dg Galleria   Catalog: 423887 Release Date: 09/02/2008   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Johann Sebastian Bach,  Francesco Geminiani,  Zoltán Kodály,  Franz Liszt  ... 
    Performer:  Georges Pludermacher,  Nathan Milstein
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  • 5.
    Nathan Milstein In Portrait
    Label: Christopher Nupen Films   Catalog: 6 Release Date: 03/27/2007   Number of Discs: 2
    Composer:  Ludwig van Beethoven,  Johann Sebastian Bach
    Performer:  Nathan Milstein,  Georges Pludermacher
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  • 6.
    Reflection - Debussy, Ravel, Bartók / Grimal, Pludermacher
    Label: Naive   Catalog: 104 Release Date: 10/31/2006   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Claude Debussy,  Béla Bartók,  Maurice Ravel
    Performer:  David Grimal,  Georges Pludermacher
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    Schubert: Trout Quintet, String Quartet No14 / Pludermacher, Cazauran
    Label: Emi Classics   Catalog: 62937 Release Date: 08/24/2004   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Franz Schubert
    Performer:  Georges Pludermacher,  Jacques Cazauran
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  French String Trio,  Hungarian String Quartet
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    Bartók: Sonata For 2 Pianos & Percussion, Etc / Heisser, Pludermacher
    Label: Apex   Catalog: 7495692 Release Date: 02/24/2003   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Béla Bartók
    Performer:  Guy-Joel Cipriani,  Jean-François Heisser,  Georges Pludermacher,  Gérard Pérotin
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    Ravel: Boléro, La Valse, Etc / Casadesus, Pludermacher
    Label: Harmonia Mundi Musique D'abord   Catalog: 1951434 Release Date: 11/14/2000   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Maurice Ravel
    Performer:  Georges Pludermacher
    Conductor:  Jean-Claude Casadesus
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Lille National Orchestra
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